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Māori Party farewells a respected Māori advocate

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 12:34 pm | The Maori Party

“Whaea Mere was passionate about her heritage and culture and cherished the knowledge she learnt from her elders,” says Māori Party Co-leader, Marama Fox. More >>

Māori Party mourns Linda Grennell

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 11:34 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party mourns the passing of Linda Grennell, former National President of the Māori Women’s Welfare League, who lost her brave fight for life in Christchurch on Tuesday night. More >>

The chameleon of New Zealand politics strikes again

Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 12:03 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party says voters need to wake up to the ever-changing politics of New Zealand First. More >>

Poroporoaki: Andrew Sarich

Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 11:30 am | The Maori Party

E te rangatira, e te reo o ngā tūpuna, e te kaiārahi o ngā uri whakatipu: takoto mai, takoto mai takoto mai! E te taonga a te mate, takahia atu rā te ara whānui a tane, whakangaro atu rā ki te pō e, moe mai rā. Me pēnei te kōrero, tukuna ... More >>

TPP signals perilous times ahead for Treaty rights

Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 9:47 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party vows to hold the Government to account this year on meeting its Treaty of Waitangi obligations. More >>

Māori Party supports call for a review of the justice system

Saturday, 23 January 2016, 8:42 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party supports the call by the New Zealand Law Society for an inquiry in to why more people are representing themselves in Court. More >>

Māori Party congratulates recipients of Honours

Sunday, 3 January 2016, 3:28 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party congratulates recipients of the 2016 New Year’s Honours 31 December 2015 The Māori Party commends all the 2016 New Year Honour’s recipients including tāngata whenua who have committed themselves to their work and serving their communities. ... More >>

International tobacco case should encourage plain packaging

Tuesday, 22 December 2015, 10:07 am | The Maori Party

International tobacco case should encourage plain packaging here The Māori Party is delighted that tobacco giant Philip Morris has lost one of its legal bids in Singapore to overturn Australian’s plain packaging laws. Philip Morris has initiated at least ... More >>

President looks to Maori Party’s ‘energised leap’ in 2016

Friday, 18 December 2015, 4:26 pm | The Maori Party

For the Maori Party, 2015 has been a year of careful consolidation, in preparation for an “energised leap” in 2016, says President Rangimarie Naida Glavish. “I am delighted with the new spirit of kotahitanga and the renewed resolve to re-establish ... More >>

NZ Wars petition adds weight to the call for a national day

Tuesday, 8 December 2015, 12:40 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party welcomes the petition to Parliament calling for a national day of remembrance for the New Zealand Wars. Ōtorohanga College students gathered more than 11,000 signatures in support of a New Zealand Wars Day and have travelled from ... More >>

Not one more Maori college must be allowed to close

Monday, 7 December 2015, 3:51 pm | The Maori Party

The possible closure of Hato Petera College in Northcote will be a tragedy for all concerned if it is the result of a simple lack of communication. This today from the president of the Maori Party, Rangimarie Naida Glavish, who is also co-chair ... More >>

IronMāori MP leads by example

Friday, 4 December 2015, 5:15 pm | The Maori Party

Waiariki MP Te Ururoa Flavell is gearing up to compete in the IronMāori half Ironman event tomorrow. More >>

Māori Party supports Safe Sleep Day

Friday, 4 December 2015, 2:41 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is proud to promote the series of Mokopuna Ora resources being championed by Whakawhetū www.whakawhetu.co.nz/rauemi being released to mark Safe Sleep Day 2015. More >>

Māori Party welcomes debate on Public Works Bill

Thursday, 3 December 2015, 4:55 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is thrilled to see the next chapter of parliamentary progress in the Public Works space with a new private member’s bill pulled today. More >>

Māori Party looks forward to ongoing negotiations on RMA

Thursday, 3 December 2015, 2:05 pm | The Maori Party

With the support of the Māori Party, the Government will pass the First Reading of the Resource Legislation Amendment Bill today. More >>

Admission of ‘unconscious bias’ against Maori welcomed

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 10:22 am | The Maori Party

Police Commissioner Mike Bush has been commended for admitting “unconscious bias” by New Zealand police against Maori. The commendation comes from Rangimarie Naida Glavish, speaking both as president of the Maori Party, and co-chair of Te Runanga ... More >>

Māori Party supports Resource Legislation Bill progressing

Thursday, 26 November 2015, 2:14 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party will support the First Reading of the Government’s Resource Legislation Amendment Bill, on the condition that negotiations continue. More >>

Call to bring back Maori soldiers buried in Malaysia

Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 12:22 pm | The Maori Party

An appeal to reconsider repatriation of the remains at least of New Zealand Maori soldiers buried in Malaysia, has been made by the president of the Maori Party, Rangimarie Naida Glavish. This follows Veterans Affairs Minister Craig Foss saying earlier this ... More >>

MPs should do homework before mudslinging

Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 11:24 am | The Maori Party

“If Labour’s Peeni Henare and NZ First’s Pita Paraone have to dredge for mud to sling at the Maori Party they should at least take the trouble to find genuine mud that has some chance of sticking.” This from Rangimarie Naida Glavish, president ... More >>

New book captures the principled politics of Tariana Turia

Monday, 23 November 2015, 4:29 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is proud to celebrate the launch of Hon Dame Tariana Turia’s biography Crossing the Floor in Parliament today. More >>

 

 

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